Hematologists at Connecticut Children’s treat non-malignant (not cancerous) blood disorders in children of all ages, from infancy to early adulthood. Our comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorders Center offers pediatric patients exceptional clinical care, access to novel therapies and clinical trials, family support programs and a state-of-the-art outpatient infusion center in one convenient location.
Our hematology specialists diagnose and treat a wide range of blood diseases, including:
- Hypercoagulable states
- Platelet disorders
- Red blood cell disorders
- Sickle cell disease
- Thrombotic disorders
- von Willebrand Disease
Connecticut Children’s experts from many specialties work together to provide our pediatric patients specialized care from diagnosis, to treatment through follow-up. In a child-friendly environment, we offer chronic transfusion therapy for children who require red blood cell replacement. Our cutting-edge treatments, extensive family education and support services encourage independence and a high quality of life.
In collaboration with the University of Connecticut Health Center, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center provides specialized care to children and young adults with thrombosis and thrombophilia, including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and other clotting disorders. Our team of hematologists, interventional radiologists, social workers and nurses work together to ensure that patients receive the best care.
Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric specialists provides comprehensive services for children with clotting disorders, including accurate diagnoses, an array of treatment options and extensive patient education. We also provide consultation and counseling to children who may be at risk for bleeding and clotting diseases due to family history or other factors.
Sickle Cell Pulmonary Clinic
Connecticut Children’s is one of the few centers to offer a Sickle Cell Pulmonary Clinic.